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UofA Football Coach's Brother Suits Up For Mexican League Baseball Team At Kino Stadium; Mexican Baseball Fiesta Continues

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American pro baseball player KC Hobson has spent much of his career with the Toronto Blue Jays organization. He's one of scores of U.S. Citizens that play their winterball in the Mexican Pro Baseball Leagues.    Hobson is excited that the Ciudad Obregon Yaquis are taking part in the Mexican Baseball Fiesta in Tucson to not only play some Mexican-League baseball in the USA --He's also getting a chance to have his brother watch him.  KC Hobson brother, Hank Hobson, is a graduate assistant coach with the U of A football team.  He is also a proud Arizona football alum (linebacker).

To see more on the story we did on the first night of the 2016 Mexican Baseball Fiesta, and the American baseball players suiting up for the Obregon Yaquis, click on icon above.  

Friday, September 30          

First Game at 5:30               Game One:     Culiacan vs. Mexicali

Game Two:     Hermosillo vs. Obregon

Promo:          eegee’s Kids Night – FREE kids tickets (6-16) are available at all eegee’s locations

Band:               La Membrillera from Magdalena

Saturday, October 1  

First Game at 5:30               Game One:     Culiacan vs. Los Mochis

Game Two:     Hermosillo vs. Obregon

Promo:          Player & Mascot Appearances at Cox (5441 E. Broadway) from 10 – 12 and O’Rielly Chevrolet (6160 E. Broadway) from 11 – 1

Band:               Indomables del Norte

Sunday, October 2 

First Game at 3:00               Game One:     Obregon vs. Los Mochis

Game Two:     Hermosillo vs. Mexicali

Promo:          Vantage West Family Day - $10 family vouchers are available at all Vantage West locations (good for up to 8 people)

Band:               Grupo Centenarios and Banda Pena Blanca

MASCOTS:     Two of the Mexican Winter League teams are bringing their mascots: Beto Coyote from the Naranjeros and Chacho from the Yaquis. They will be performing at all of their team’s home games.

Tickets: The box seats are $15, adult general admission $10 ($9 in advance), kids (6 – 16) & senior citizens general admission $6, kids under six are free. Fans will be able to purchase tickets at www.MexicanBaseballFiesta.com. The MBF box office at Kino Stadium will open at 10:00 Thursday through Saturday, and noon on Sunday. Tickets can also be ordered by phone by calling (520) 222-1005.

More information on the Mexican Baseball Fiesta, LLC is available at www.MexicanBaseballFiesta.com

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